Year 5

Miss Robson assisted by Mrs Rutherford

Welcome

A warm welcome to Year 5’s blog.

Year 5 is a busy year; the children learn lots, work hard and are encouraged to become even more independent and responsible.

Please read all about the fun and interesting activities that have been going on in our classroom.

We would love to hear your comments.

 

Our Class Blog

Mr Glickman Visit – Year 5

To complete our four weeks of studying an over view of four of our major world religions, Mr Glickman came into class to talk to the children about the Jewish faith. Mr Glickman had an almost impossible task to outline the key principles of his religion in just an...

Year 5 trip to Jorvik

Year 5 had an eventful day out in York visiting the Jorvik Centre, to learn all about the Vikings. They took part in an archaeological dig as well as identifying artefacts in the museum, which would have been around in the Viking times. A thoroughly enjoyable day was...

Creative Bridges by Year 5

In their gymnastics lessons Year 5 have been focussing on creating different bridges. We have worked towards making a short routine which included two high bridges, one low bridge linked with at least one turn, a jump and a creative method of travelling. This week...

A visit from Kirtida.

Today,  Friday 15th January  Year 5 had a special visitor in their R.E. lesson. Kirtida, a priest from ISKCON Newcastle, came into class to talk to the children about her Hindu faith. The class thoroughly enjoyed listening to Hindu music, exploring artifacts from the...

Major Tim Peake – British astronaut on the ISS

On Tuesday 15th December, Major Tim Peake launched into space as the first British astronaut to serve on the International Space Station (ISS), where he began a six month mission. At 10:30am the children from Key Stage Two gathered excitedly in hall to watch the BBC's...

Robotics with Mr Nelson

A few weeks ago, the children in Year Five received a visit from Mike Nelson, from Go Ahead Training.  He worked with the them to help develop their understanding of how to program (or code) robots using a software similar to the coding program called Scratch, which...

Astro Science Challenge – Year 5

This term, the children in Year 5 have joined many schools across the county in taking part in the Astro Science Challenge.  This is an exciting project ran by the Unlimited Space Agency, in collaboration with the British astronaut Tim Peake, in the lead up to Tim’s...

Hip Hop Dance Group 5

As part of Year 5 Hip Hop dance lessons with Mrs Paxton, the children watched videos of famous street rappers and danced together with a selection of video tutorials.  The children then split up into groups and created their own Hip Hop dance to a song of their...

Hip Hop Dance Group 4

As part of Year 5 Hip Hop dance lessons with Mrs Paxton, the children watched videos of famous street rappers and danced together with a selection of video tutorials.  The children then split up into groups and created their own Hip Hop dance to a song of their...

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